Alabama Bass Trail Partners with to Offer Up-To-Date Fishing & Lake Information

March 6, 2012

fishhound.comDecatur, Ala. – The Alabama Bass Trail has joined forces with, the world’s largest online fishing community and leading provider of real-time fishing reports, to provide anglers with current fishing and lake information on the 11 premier bass fishing lakes located throughout the state of Alabama.

“Each of Alabama’s bass fishing lakes is different. Current water data, such as clarity, temperature, and flow, and knowing the optimum time to fish are key for having a successful fishing trip. has become nationally known for providing real-time fishing reports and we are excited to be able to provide visitors to Alabama’s lakes with this type of service,” said Kay Donaldson, program director for the Alabama Bass Trail.

As part of the partnership, will provide the Alabama Bass Trail with up-to-date fishing reports and lake reports for each of the 11 bass fishing lakes from professional anglers, licensed guides, and charter captains who are on the water on a regular basis. “It is our goal to provide anglers and industry professionals with the most accurate information on a timely basis and we look forward to teaming up with the Alabama Bass Trail to help create a memorable fishing experience whether you are a professional or a weekend angler,” “said Rick Patri, vice-president of operations for is the premier destination for anglers and industry professional looking to find and share information about fly, fresh, and saltwater fishing. With fishing reports on 2,200 waters across the United States and a network of more than 1,200 pro staff members and over 200,000 anglers, Fishhound has quickly become the most popular online community on the web today. With a heavy emphasis on social media, Fishhound has amassed over 260,000 Facebook fans, With anglers will know where to go, when to go and what to throw. For more information or to register for an account, visit

The Alabama Bass trail is a program of the Alabama Mountain Lakes Tourist Association. Its mission is to promote Alabama as a year round fishing destination, to preserve natural resources for generations to come, and to educate high school and college aged students to be good stewards of natural resources. The 11 bass fishing lakes consist of Lake Guntersville, Wheeler Lake, Pickwick Lake, Lewis Smith Lake, Neely Henry Lake, Lay Lake, Logan Martin Lake, Lake Jordan, Alabama River, Lake Eufaula, and the Mobile-Tensaw River Delta.  For more information, visit

About Alabama Mountain Lakes Tourist Association (AMLA)

AMLA is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the promotion and development of the travel industry within the 16 northernmost counties of the state.  It is supported by 500-plus members consisting of chambers of commerce, Convention & Visitors Bureaus, attractions, campgrounds, festivals, communities, counties, golf courses, restaurants, tour operators, accommodations, vendors, financial institutions and individuals.  Counties included within the AMLA region are Blount, Cherokee, Colbert, Cullman, DeKalb, Etowah, Franklin, Jackson, Lauderdale, Lawrence, Limestone, Madison, Marion, Marshall, Morgan and Winston. Additional information on North Alabama destinations, accommodations and special events is available from the AMLA by calling 800.648.5381 or by visiting their web site at